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in       THE CHURCH OF SS. SERGIUS AND BACCHUS       79
' The system of weighting and buttressing the dome displays great skill, and will be best understood by studying Mr. Henderson's geometrical and constructive sections of the systems (Figs. 28, 29).
buttresses around the dome in three tiers, while securing the stability of the structure, is moreover strikingly artistic.    See Fig. 21.
At east end of south aisle.
In the gallery,
FIG. 22.óBRICK STAMPS IN SS. SERGIUS AND BACCHUS. (From rubbings by Mr. A. E, Henderson.)